Santo Domingo, DR
As part of its responsible banking initiatives, the Banco Popular Dominicano invited its clients to the conference “Planifica y transforma tu vida en 2020”, given by facilitators Suz Amaro and Teresa Sánchez, which was attended by more than 500 people interested in Improve your financial life.
This conference is included in the series of talks and workshops of the financial education program “Finanzas con Propósito”, which has had a positive impact on more than 64,000 people since its launch five years ago.
Customers who have participated in this program increased the average balance in their savings accounts by more than 21% compared to a year earlier. Likewise, Popular saw a reduction of 1.3% in the delinquency of these clients in credit products and it was observed that more than 55% joined the use of digital channels of the bank once they went through one of the “Finance with Purpose” talks.
On this occasion, the guests at this conference learned strategies to start a life transformation, accompanied by a good planning of their personal finances.
Certified counselors Suz Amaro and Teresa Sánchez shared with the audience the types of mentality and habits necessary for that correct financial transformation, as well as the tools to achieve it.
More than 1,000 trainings
In the five years of development of the “Finance with purpose” program, the financial institution has offered more than 1,000 talks and workshops in 693 companies and institutions, the experience being evaluated very positively by 98% of the attendees.
These trainings are mainly given in companies whose employees receive their payroll through the Popular, as well as in universities, schools and open talks in different locations in the country. Throughout the year, Popular also holds free mass events such as this conference.
This financial education initiative is complemented by several savings and credit facility products, which allow Popular customers to adjust their budgets and manage financially with greater flexibility.